WASHINGTON, D.C. – On the same weekend that followers of a Christian fundamentalist broadcaster believe the world will come to an end, more than 100 nontheistic activists and professionals will meet on Capitol Hill for the first-ever Biennial Strategic Summit held by the Secular Coalition for America, the leading national lobby for nontheistic and secular Americans. Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Secular groups praised a proclamation Representative Pete Stark (D-CA) entered into the congressional record today recognizing May 5 as the National Day of Reason. The proclamation resulted from collaboration between Representative Stark and the Secular Coalition for America, the leading national lobby for secular Americans. Read more »
The Secular Coalition for America (SCA) is pleased to offer up to two paid part-time internship positions for fall 2011. SCA is seeking highly motivated undergraduate junior- or senior-level students with a demonstrated interest in being active in the nontheistic movement. Read more »
The Secular Coalition for America is pleased to announce that Eliza Kashinsky has been hired as the organization’s first chief of staff. In her new position, Eliza will provide day-to-day management of SCA’s staff and office operations in Washington, D.C. She will officially join the organization in early May. Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Secular Coalition for America today lambasted a proposed House resolution “expressing support for designation of the first weekend of May as Ten Commandments Weekend” as a misguided proposal that distracts House members from more important public policy issues while encouraging government support of particular religious beliefs – in violation of America’s founding principles.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives voted 225 to 195 to approve legislation that would reauthorize and expand the Washington, D.C. federal private school voucher pilot program, under which millions of U.S. taxpayer dollars are funneled toward private religious schools that preach religious dogma and can discriminate against staff and students. The Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Act will now head to the U.S. Senate.
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